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There’s something deeply unsettling about stepping out of the home-from-work boredom of self-isolation into the tense, ambient panic of grocery shopping during a pandemic. Normal is a double-sided coin now. At home, things feel hyperreal and outside they feel entirely surreal—two steps removed from the flashback scenes in a post-apocalyptic movie. You may feel a …

Verizon Wireless and AT&T say they’re both waiving mobile-data overage fees to help customers deal with the coronavirus pandemic, but the fees will not be waived automatically. Instead, Verizon and AT&T users have to contact the carriers’ customer service and say they’re experiencing pandemic-related financial hardship to get the fees dropped. ARS TECHNICA This story …

It’s not until I became cooped up inside my New York apartment (thanks, coronavirus) that I realized a smart display is not a terrible companion to have in the home. I’ve been talking to Google Assistant the past four months through Google’s 10-inch smart display, the Nest Hub Max, a smart speaker like the Google …

If you’re stuck inside and your kids are climbing the walls, but you aren’t yet ready to let them watch Netflix from dawn to dusk, well, I don’t blame you. Here are some games that are sometimes called “edutaining.” Think of them as fun games that also teach something, but in a way your kids …

As a new parent, one of the first things you learn is that taking care of a baby is really, really hard. In normal times, my husband and I lean heavily on an extended network of caregivers—grandparents, friends, babysitters, and daycare—for help with the monumental, sometimes mind-numbing task of caring for young children. But these …

You’ve always wanted to read Infinite Jest, and now you finally have enough time on your hands to get through all 1,079 pages. Sure, you could grab it from a local bookseller, or order it on Amazon. But you might be able to read a digital copy for free by borrowing it from your local …

On more than one occasion, Montblanc’s first noise-canceling headphones have scared the crap out of me. Even with noise-canceling on, I usually hear the click-clacking of my dog’s nails on the hardwood or my girlfriend’s voice through the musical fog. Not so with the pen company’s sleek new MB 01 over-ears, which silence the world …

But it’s even more appropriate when you leave your apartment and step out into the world, which introduces complications like walking around. “This isn’t your run-of-the-mill ‘stand still and point your phone at something’ AR experience,” says Jessica Brillhart, director of the Mixed Reality Lab at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies. …

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the country and around the globe, businesses are closing, events are being canceled, and many of us are taking refuge in our homes. For most of us, staying home as much as possible is the right thing to do, but that doesn’t make it any easier. This week, we’ve …

It’s a scary time to go shopping. There are shortages of all sorts of odds and ends, and knowing what you actually need to get you through the Covid-19 pandemic can feel super stressful. The WIRED Gear team has spent the past few days talking to experts (as well as among ourselves), and have come …